Jungfrau

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EtymologyEdit

From German Jungfrau.

Proper nounEdit

Jungfrau

  1. The highest mountain in the Bernese Alps, Switzerland.

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German juncvrouwe. Equivalent to jung +‎ Frau.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈjʊŋˌfʁaʊ̯/
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NounEdit

Jungfrau f (genitive Jungfrau, plural Jungfrauen)

  1. virgin (person, especially female, who has never had sexual intercourse)
  2. (archaic) maiden (young woman)
  3. (astronomy, astrology) Virgo (a constellation and an astrological sign).

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Further readingEdit

  • Jungfrau” in Duden online
  • Jungfrau” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache